reload rc.conf without rebooting
peter.schuller at infidyne.com
Sat Mar 5 02:58:48 PST 2005
> > How does one cause rc.conf to be reread without rebooting? Under linux
> > I would generally do "source somefile.conf". But if I do "source
> > rc.conf", I'm told that all my settings are not commands.
> Generally, you don't.
> For details, see the explanation of the FAQ:
It's worth mentioning that if you're on 5.x and are looking to reload certain
specific settings (such as daemon configurations etc), you can run
/etc/rc.d/affected-script reload (or the equivalent in /usr/local/etc/rc.d).
/ Peter Schuller, InfiDyne Technologies HB
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